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Wise Giving Wednesday: The Size of the Charity Workforce

According to the latest available statistics from the IRS, in 2021 there were 1.9 million tax exempt organizations in the United States.
Mar 01, 2023
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In this week's episode, our guest host is Laura Pachon, DePaul University Masters Student. She is interviewing our very own Art Taylor, CEO and President, BBB Wise Giving Alliance, and the Host of the Heart of Giving Podcast.
Mar 01, 2023
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In this episode of our Building Trust Series, we talk with John and Merline Engle, Co-Directors of Haiti Partners. Haiti Partners' stated purpose is "to help Haitians change Haiti through education." Read our full report on the organization here, https://bit.ly/3ZqD53D
Mar 01, 2023
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In this week's episode, our guest is Luke Mickelson, the Founder and Executive Director of Sleep in Heavenly Peace, a volunteer-driven nonprofit dedicated to building and delivering handmade, fully furnished bunk beds to needy children. Listen now to hear about Luke's amazing work and the impact that this organization is having in solving the heartbreaking problem of child bedlessness.
Feb 23, 2023
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Charity Salary Misperceptions

We would like to revisit a Wise Giving Wednesday topic from several years ago that continues to be relevant: the compensation of executives at charitable organizations.
Feb 22, 2023
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In this episode of our Building Trust Series, we talk with Jill Reeder, Interim CEO of Pearl S Buck International. Pearl S Buck International's stated purpose is to provide opportunities to explore and appreciate other cultures, build better lives for children around the globe and promote the legacy of our founder by preserving and interpreting her National Historic Landmark home. Read our full report on the organization here, https://bit.ly/3xMbldo
Feb 22, 2023